Gateway: Illuminating the Future – NASA

Gateway: Illuminating the Future – NASA

An interplay of light and shadows cast the docking ports for Gateway, humanity’s first space station around the Moon, into sharp relief.  Built by NASA commercial partner Northrup Grumman, HALO (Habitation and Logistics Outpost), is one of four modules where international teams of astronauts will live, conduct science, and prepare for missions to the lunar … Read more

Gateway: Up Close in Stunning Detail – NASA

Gateway: Up Close in Stunning Detail – NASA

Witness Gateway in stunning detail with this video that brings the future of lunar exploration to life. NASA and its international partners will explore the scientific mysteries of deep space with Gateway, humanity’s first space station to orbit the Moon. Starting with the Artemis IV mission in 2028, the international teams of astronauts living, conducting … Read more

Gateway’s HALO Making Moves – NASA

Gateway’s HALO Making Moves – NASA

The Gateway space station’s HALO (Habitation and Logistics Outpost), one of four modules where astronauts will live, conduct science, and prepare for lunar surface missions, is a step closer to launch following welding completion in Turin, Italy, a milestone highlighted by NASA earlier this year. Teams at Thales Alenia Space gently guide HALO to a … Read more

Gateway: Forward Progress on Artemis IV – NASA

Gateway: Forward Progress on Artemis IV – NASA

The Artemis IV mission is taking shape with major hardware for Gateway, humanity’s first space station to orbit the Moon, progressing in Turin, Italy. NASA will launch HALO (Habitation and Logistics Outpost), center of image in background, along with the Power and Propulsion Element (not pictured) to lunar orbit ahead of the Artemis IV mission … Read more

Through Astronaut Eyes, Virtual Reality Propels Gateway Forward   – NASA

Through Astronaut Eyes, Virtual Reality Propels Gateway Forward   – NASA

NASA astronauts are using virtual reality to explore Gateway. When they slip on their headsets, they’re not just seeing the station—they’re in it, meticulously surveying every detail and offering crucial insights on design and functionality. Astronauts living aboard the Gateway lunar space station will be the first humans to make their home in deep space. … Read more

A Home for Astronauts around the Moon – NASA

A Home for Astronauts around the Moon – NASA

The Gateway space station’s HALO (Habitation and Logistics Outpost) module, one of two of Gateway’s habitation elements where astronauts will live, conduct science, and prepare for lunar surface missions, is one step closer to launch following welding completion in Turin, Italy. HALO, shown in this image from Oct. 23, 2023, will next undergo a series … Read more

NASA, United Arab Emirates Announce Artemis Lunar Gateway Airlock – NASA

NASA, United Arab Emirates Announce Artemis Lunar Gateway Airlock – NASA

NASA and the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced Sunday plans for the space centre to provide an airlock for Gateway, humanity’s first space station that will orbit the Moon. The lunar space station will support NASA’s missions for long-term exploration of the Moon under Artemis for the … Read more

Gateway Utilization Town Hall for the International Science Community – NASA

Gateway Utilization Town Hall for the International Science Community – NASA

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and Gateway Program will hold a Utilization Town Hall for the international science community at 3 p.m., Jan. 31, 2024. Members of the global science community, academia, and public are invited to participate in this virtual Webex event by registering below. The purpose of this event is to provide all interested … Read more

From childhood stargazing to building a lunar space station   – NASA

From childhood stargazing to building a lunar space station   – NASA

Even growing up in the heart of Washington, D.C., stargazer Oliver Ortiz felt a connection to space from a young age and always wondered what was beyond the city lights. Now a seasoned engineer with Northrop Grumman, he is contributing to a new era of space exploration with Gateway, humanity’s first space station in lunar … Read more